Dakota Earns “Top 100 School Districts in Illinois” Designation
Dakota CUSD #201 was recently recognized as one of top 100 school districts in Illinois in the “NICHE 2017 Best School Districts in Illinois” rankings. Dakota CUSD #201 was ranked 67th. NICHE is a website that helps families discover schools and communities that are a good match for them and their children. NICHE rigorously analyzes dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school, college, and neighborhood in the U.S. Dakota CUSD #201 is extremely proud of the commitment that staff, parents and the community make in supporting its students and are pleased to be ranked among the best school districts in Illinois. Additional information on the NICHE rankings can be found at https://www.niche.com/k12/rankings/public-school-districts/best-overall/s/illinois/.
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Check out the Activities Calendar on this site. This easy-to-use tool:
Using the calendar is easy!
Go to “my Clipped Events” at any time to change your preferences. Click on the “update” button each time you make a change.
Using the search function:
To find a specific event, type the keyword (basketball, for example) in the Keyword Search and you will only see those events. The Advanced Search allows you to choose from a list of specific organizations, categories, dates and locations.
Printing the calendar
Select the day, week, or month you want to print and then click on Print Month View. Select File and then Print, or click on the printer icon on the toolbar.
If you click on Month at a Glance, you
will see a traditional monthly calendar. To print, simply
select File and then Print, or click on the printer
icon on the toolbar.
Printing Different Calendar Views
You can create different calendar views by defining your criteria. Click on Month at a Glance. Choose the organization and category you want to view and click on GO. You now have a new calendar view and can print it using the same steps outlined above.
That’s it. You’re now ready to use the calendar – and you’ll never have to worry about missing another practice, parent teacher conference or band concert!